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Harlyn Bay

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Address: Padstow, England
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We enjoyed a lovely walk over public footpaths from Padstow down to the sea then along the beach. We found we were stuck as the tide had come too far in at one point but we were... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Cornwall, UK
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35 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A lovely long beach with good surf, the sand is great and on the whole a nice clean beach..Very good for families couples alike.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely walk over public footpaths from Padstow down to the sea then along the beach. We found we were stuck as the tide had come too far in at one point but we were able to climb up a small rocky cliff to get back up to the main coastal footpath. Crystal water, white sand and stunning... More 

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice beach very busy in summer- Parking can be an issue. Local pub is good for a pint. Roads can get busy and clogged in summer times- take it easy when driving. Surf can get pretty good .

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England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been visiting Harlyn Bay beach for many years both as a young adult and, later, with my children. I usually go in summer but this year I was there in February. It is a wide sandy beach overlooked by a large convenient carpark. In the summer lifeguards are on duty and there is a mobile snackbar. The Harlyn... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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210 reviews
55 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning clean beach with good size car park. Beautiful all year round. I recommend getting the bus from Padstow to the car park and walking back to Padstow along the coastal park. No facilities at Harlan so take water and lunch. It's a beautiful way to spend a nice winters day. Ant wait to come back in summer - perfect... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely open beach with mega clean sand and a real spot for surfers. You normally have to pay for parking but the hut was shut.

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Thank cromwellhoward
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our favourite beach when staying in Padstow . Large car park that is not expensive with hot food and drinks van . We park on the grassy hillside with our campervan and walk our dog on the beach , go bodyboarding and cook on our BBQ and generally watch the world go by

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Thank mroe004
Cornwall UK
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42 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful Cornish Beach right across from the Harlyn Inn. Lots of people were out strolling along the sand and there were a few surfers out. Bit too cold for me( being an Aussie ) but lovely place and would certainly recommend a visit.

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1 Thank AussiejenCornwallUK
Chepstow
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165 reviews
38 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Beautiful beach - ideal for dog walking and coastal walks. Lovely to visit in the winter months when it's not overcrowded. Surfers were amazing to watch!

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Thank Spoton856
Northampton, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Even in November this is a most beautiful place. We walked on the beach and cliffs enjoying the spectacular scenery, seabirds and even a seal who popped up to see what two fishermen were up to. Unspoilt natural beauty- let's hope it is kept that way.

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